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Board Games Help Kids Learn

Faith MoserFaith Moser is the creator of eco ike {organic baby t’s + cookbooks full of yummy, healthy and quick recipes for kids and grown-ups}! If you want your kids to grow, live, eat & play green, visit ecoike.com.  

Board games are a great addition to structured play! They combine entertainment and education into one fun experience, and it’s the perfect activity on a rainy day or when there’s time to fill and your kids are saying, “I’m bored.”  

board games for kids 

Simple lessons such as taking turns, learning to win and lose, and communication intermixes with lessons about anything from math to astronomy (depending on the game you choose). There are endless options for children’s games. Choose ones that are age-appropriate and that would be of interest to your child. 

There are so many great games on the market today, but these five made our “must play” list!